Physician- Orthopedic Surgery - Full Time - Centralia, Illinois
Company: SSM Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
It's more than a career, it's a calling.
IL-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia
SSM Health - Illinois seeks a General Orthopaedic Surgeon to
re-establish a service line in our community-based hospital. The
successful candidate will join our Medical Group and will be
affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Illinois, in a
This is an employed position with SSM Health Medical Group, a
premier hospital system located in Centralia, Illinois, where easy
access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville,
Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Memphis and Nashville.
Highlights of the opportunity are:
Practice at a newly remodeled facility
Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with
1:3 call schedule
Active Hospitalist program in place
250,000 population service area covering 9 counties
Successful candidates must be:
Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons or its equivalent.
Can possess any of the following subspecialties in Orthopaedic
Fellowship in Sports Medicine
Fellowship in Total Joints (reconstructive)
Must be willing to do general Orthopaedics along with either of the
two subspecialties listed above.
Excellent Financial Package:
Guaranteed base salary from $500k + (based on experience and
Occurrence based malpractice insurance
Student loan repayment available
Bonus incentives available
Medical, dental & vision coverage
Short & long term disability insurance
32 days of paid time off per payroll year
401k with employer match, deferred compensation
Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Responsible for obtaining call coverage by other medical staff
members for holidays, vacations and other time off.
Responsible for the standard of practice for patient
Responsibility for maintaining a private office and all clinical
decision making within the office during times of service.
Acts as an advisor and consultant in the establishment of
operational policies of the practice to include: (1) Purchasing and
capital allocations; (2) Managed care plan participation; (3)
Budget and practice expenses; (4) Medicare/Medicaid participation;
(5) Billing and collection of professional fees; (6) Personnel
management and related policies; (7) Risk management and quality
assurance; and (8) Coding compliance.
Responsible for after-hours call coverage for patients of the
practice, in addition to office appointments.
Participates in community service activities, including speaking
engagements, writing and special clinical programs as reasonably
Responsible for all risk management, coding compliance and quality
assurance activities and functions in and related to the
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Constant use of speech to share information through oral
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20
inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish
body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting,
gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare crawling and running.
Medical Group Administration
Day Shift (United States of America)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,
age, disability or sex.
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